11 days in California Itinerary

11 days in California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock California trip itinerary builder

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Lahore, Pakistan to Los Angeles is an approximately 27-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Lahore to Los Angeles. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 24th (Wed), get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, then examine the collection at Mingei International Museum, and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego road trip site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 26th (Fri), stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then stroll through McGurk Meadow, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Diego in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 27th (Sat), make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, then make a trip to Coit Tower, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.